Mr Tim Spalding
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
- Knee Injuries
- Sports injuries
- Knee Arthroscopy
- Degenerative knee disorders
- Ligament reconstruction
- Knee replacement
- Articular cartilage repair
- Meniscal repair
- Partial knee resurfacing
- Unicompartmental knee replacement
- Patello-femoral replacement
- Total knee replacement
Training & Background
- Qualifications: MBBS FRCS (Ed) FRCS Orth
- Year first qualified: 1982
- GMC number: 2596958
- Main NHS base: University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire
Mr Spalding is a specialist knee surgeon at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust and Honorary Associate Professor at the University of Warwick. His focus is on sports-related knee injuries and the problem worn knee including partial and full knee arthroplasty surgery. This involves specialist reconstructive knee surgery procedures including meniscal transplantation, articular cartilage repair, osteotomy and ligament reconstruction.
Mr Spalding trained in Oxford and at Royal Hospital Haslar, prior to an arthroscopy and knee surgery fellowship in Toronto, Canada in 1994 – 1995. He qualified in 1982 from Charing Cross Hospital, London and spent the first part of his medical career with the Royal Marines and the Royal Navy looking after service knees and seeing active service abroad.
Research & Teaching
Mr Spalding lectures nationally and internationally on many aspects of knee surgery including his pioneering work on meniscal allograft transplantation.
Mr Spalding also has a number of publications and chapters in numerous textbooks.
- Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
- British Orthopaedic Association
- British Orthopaedic Sports and Trauma Association
- British Association for Surgery of the Knee
- International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
- European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy
- International Cartilage Repair Society
- Girdlestone Orthopaedic Society